Asian Development Bank (ADB) is an international development finance institution headquartered in Manila, Philippines and is composed of 67 members, 48 of which are from the Asia and Pacific region.
ADB's mission is to reduce poverty and promote sustainable economic growth in the region. ADB's main instruments for helping its developing member countries are policy dialogue, loans, equity investments, guarantees, grants, and technical assistance.
ADB only hires nationals of its 67 members.
The Independent Evaluation Department (IED) independently and systematically evaluates ADB policies, strategies, operations, and special concerns that relate to organizational and operational effectiveness.
By doing so, it contributes to achieving development effectiveness of ADB operations by providing evaluation feedback on performance, and generating and disseminating evaluation lessons.
The position is assigned in the Office of the Director General Knowledge and Evaluation Capacity Development Unit (IEOD KC) within the IED.
The IEOD KC collaborates with the Communications and Outreach unit (IEOD-CO), the Thematic and Country, and Sector and Project divisions in developing and implementing IED's Evaluation Knowledge Management Strategic Plan.
IEOD-KC also oversees evaluation processes, methods and outputs to enhance their quality, credibility and usefulness.
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The Principal Evaluation Specialist heads the IEOD KC team and is responsible for (i) quality assurance of evaluations, (ii) understanding and use of knowledge, and (iii) evaluation capacity development (ECD).
S / he oversees consistent application of evaluation principles, standards, methods, and instruments within IED. S / he also collaborates with ADB units and external partners, in delivering materials, tools and events to build evaluation skills and competencies within and outside ADB.
The incumbent reports to the Deputy Director General and will supervise National and Administrative Staff and consultants.
Relevant Experience & Requirements
The selected candidate is appointed for an initial term of 3 years.
ADB offers competitive remuneration and a comprehensive benefits package. Actual appointment salary will be based on ADB's standards and computation, taking in to account the selected individual's qualifications and experience.
ADB seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities to work in an inclusive environment.
ADB encourages all qualified candidates to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.
Women are highly encouraged to apply.
Please note that the actual level and salary will be based on qualifications of the selected candidate.